The Whitelip Snail (Neohelix albolabris) is largest terrestrial snail native to New England, wearing a shell that can grow to more than an inch across!
The countless miles of old stone walls which criss-cross New England’s woodlands have certainly out-lived the 19th-century farmers that built them. But even these long-lived reminders of the old days will eventually come crumbling down.
Hikers of the Eastern United States are likely to have discovered Jack-in-the-Pulpit at some point during their travels, a unique plant that bears startling resemblance to carnivorous plant species such as the Purple Pitcher. However, the exquisite pitchers produced by the Jack-in-the-Pulpit serve a much less lethal purpose than those of predatory plants.